The '''Kentucky Historical Society''' (KHS), originally established in 1836 as a private organization, is an agency of the Kentucky state government that "collects, preserves, conserves, interprets and shares information, memories and materials from Kentucky's past to assist those interested in exploring and preserving that heritage".
[[http://history.ky.gov/sub.php?pageid=87§ionid=6 About Us], Kentucky Historical Society official web site.]
The KHS history campus, located in downtown Frankfort, Kentucky
, includes the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, the Old State Capitol (Kentucky)|Old State Capitol
and the Kentucky Military History Museum at the State Arsenal.